You’ve finally finished all of your college applications. Months of writing, rewriting, editing, and even more rewriting later, you’re finally free from all this stress. Congratulations! So what should you do (and not do) between now and mid-March, when all the decisions come out?
UC Berkeley is one of the schools in the University of California school system and often known as the “best” UC school. Tens of thousands of excellent students apply each year to become students at UC Berkeley, but only the selected few will get in. If you are interested in applying to UC Berkeley, you’ll need to know the requirements in the UC Berkeley application and methods Berkeley uses to select students.
Previously, we looked at 4 of the 8 UC essay prompts and discussed how you may go about writing them. For those who plan to apply to any of the 9 UC campuses, we will move on to the next 4 prompts and provide a general direction for you to follow as you compose your first draft.
The University of California has 9 campuses that offer undergraduate admissions. For those who plan to apply to any of the 9 schools, you would only need to fill out the UC Application once and check the corresponding campus boxes at the end. Recently, UC has changed its essay prompts, now asking applicants to submit four 350-word essays as opposed to its previous two (1000 words total). Let’s dive into these prompts and look at the crucial points you must touch on and elaborate before submitting your final draft.
Waiting for college admissions results can cause tremendous anxiety for most high school seniors. Also, with today’s increasing applicant pool, it’s getting harder for colleges to determine where/who their prospects are. For these reasons, early decision (ED) and early action (EA) were born. In this post, we will examine both ED and EA, compare them to regular decision (RD), and explain to you why they might help you get into your dream school.